News | 05 Oct, 2022
London, UK, 5 October 2022 – At the Sport Positive Summit at Wembley Stadium, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Sails of Change today announced a new partnership to help sports organisations mitigate negative impacts on biodiversity and climate and encourage…
Story | 22 Sep, 2022
A newly released peer-reviewed paper in Frontiers in Marine Science emphasises that establishing measures to address the global decline in Chondrichthyes (sharks, rays, and chimaeras [ghost sharks], hereafter ‘sharks’) is more urgent than ever.
News | 16 Sep, 2022
The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC), through its #NatureForAll and Nature Education for Sustainability Working Groups, is developing a series of events to build networks, expand reach, and share knowledge between members and the wider nature education community. Several…
Blog | 30 Aug, 2022
UN negotiations for a high seas biodiversity treaty come to a (temporary) halt.
Blog | 31 Aug, 2022
The UN's 5th session of the Intergovernmental Conference on conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (also known as the High Seas Treaty) concluded in New York last week. While it did not result in the adoption of a treaty, the…
Dias 6, 7 e 8 de setembro, será realizado o encontro "Investindo em Soluções Subnacionais Sustentáveis para o Clima, a Natureza e as Pessoas", reunindo os principais atores da iniciativa SCF na América Latina e no Caribe.
Story | 16 Aug, 2022
An important hurdle has been cleared in the race to add a new protocol to end wildlife trafficking to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, and efforts should now be redoubled to build upon State support for this critical initiative, including by WCEL members.
News | 12 Aug, 2022
IUCN, in partnership with the Valuing Water Initiative, AquaFed, KWR Water Research Institute and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre announce the launch of the Valuing Water Youth Journey - a Dutch-funded collaboration to catalyse meaningful youth engagement and action on water and…
Story | 31 Jul, 2022
Does the world acknowledge the contribution of mobile Indigenous communities to biodiversity conservation? The Dana Declaration 2002, unique for mobile Indigenous peoples, recognises them as custodians of Indigenous conservation knowledge. The Declaration will be revisited at the Dana+20 years…
Story | 16 Jul, 2022
Nature and conservation are inevitably harmed during armed conflict. The laws of armed conflict do provide some measure of legal protection for nature, but these rules are limited and vague. The recent adoption by the International Law Commission (a legal body within the United Nations) of a set…